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Jul 21, 2011 2:00am EDT
including rebekah brooks and james murdock on 26 separate locations. my question is whether he can assure the house that the bid was not raised at any of those meetings. was there at any time he discussed the bid with officials of the culture? >> 10 days ago, the prime minister said i was not given any specific information that would lead you to change my mind. it would have made every effort to uncover the information. they made every effort for the facts. did would surely have led him to change his mind about mr. coulson. all would decline. he was accused of making payments to police. the prime minister did nothing with the information. in may of 2010, he warned the prime minister of bringing him into downing street. he did nothing. on september the fourth 2010, the new york times published an investigation " in most civil -- quoting multiple sources. we know that article is not enough to open their increase. we know it triggers the termination of the metropolitan police. that led to the author. he said it is right that it does not taken up. the question is why. the prime minister was c
CSPAN
Jul 20, 2011 7:30am EDT
didn't even know when many of the key announcements were being made. that's why rebecca brooks was quite able to say at the house of commons yesterday that there wasn't a single conversation that couldn't have taken place in front of the select committee. now, i know that many people were hoping for some great allegation yesterday that could add to their fevered conspiracy theories. i'm just disappointed for them that they didn't get one. >> allen michael. >> thank you, mr. speaker. as police minister my experience of briefings from the police was that they didn't give you any operational information but they did tell you things that you needed to know. senior police officers in the metropolitan police would understand that perfectly. that's exactly what they were offering the prime minister. does he really want to be kept in the dark? why did he not -- was he angry -- sorry. as a minister i would be livid if officials were keeping information from me. >> here, here. >> did the prime minister want to be kept in the dark or is he angry with his chief of staff? >> i set this out
CSPAN
Jul 18, 2011 10:00am EDT
with "washington journal." for now we go live to the brookings institution here in washington. they are going to have a talk on congressional redistricting. the moderator is thomas mann, senior fellow at brookings. several speakers. live coverage on c-span. enjoy the rest of your day. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] we understand some of you are compelled to tweet revenue are. if you do, we know that is the event hashtag. i know you are shocked that i said that, but there it is. [laughter] >> it was written down. >> six months ago, we had a session here, almost to the day. today, we're going to take stock of how the process is unfolding and with what consequences. why do people pay so much attention to redistricting? first of all, is a fascinating game, political junket we cannot resist. we can start talking about the midterm election before and continue on for years after as we try to discern the consequences of it. but much more importantly, they're genuinely high stakes involved in redistricting. certainly, it
CSPAN
Jul 20, 2011 2:00am EDT
suggested that you higher mr. wallis? >> at the end of the day -- >> wasn't rebekah brooks? >> certainly not spent was it someone else out there news of the international? >> certainly not. >> it could've been someone at news international because you said you can't remember the? >> i said i can't remember but i do not believe. >> were you particularly close to the "news of the world" or news international? did your closeness, if you are close to them cause friction with press officers under your control's? >> i read that suggestion. which i am dismayed about to be honest. i placed stories with all sorts of papers and all sorts of journalist. >> were you placing stories, we giving preference to the "news of the world" in placing stories? >> certainly not. you would know different flavors and different interest. >> did you know mr. wallis' daughter worked at the met? >> i didn't until yesterday. >> and that was the first i'm? >> yes. >> mr. wallis' contract ended when? >> on the seventh of december, 2010. >> isn't not the case that he was offered another contract? >> yes. >> when was he o
CSPAN
Jul 19, 2011 2:00am EDT
with us here at brookings this morning, and to our lives c-span audience to a session entitled, a status report on congressional redistricting. now, you may have noticed on the screens, who redistricting di. wondering why that is there. we understand some of you are compelled to tweet wherever you are and if you do, we want you to know that is the event hashtag. i know you are shocked that i actually said that, norm, but there it is. >> it was written down for you. [laughter] >> eye in i am the well-known tweeter. six months ago, we had a session here almost to the day, that was a preview of the redistricting session. today we are going to take stock of how that process is unfolding and with what consequences we can detect at least now. why do people pay so much attention to redistricting? a good question. first of all, it is a fascinating game. political junkies simply can't resist. we can start talking about it the midterm election before and continue on for years after as we try to discern the consequences of it. but more importantly there are gentlemanly high stakes involved in redis
CSPAN
Jul 19, 2011 6:00am EDT
rebecca bob brooks will testify at a british parliamentary committee of allegations of phone hacking live on c-span3. now live to a hearing focusing on metropolitan police and its hearing on the previous and current investigations on phone hacking. chairman of the british home committee is speaking. >> -- which was hosted by the federation. and sponsored by the government. you both know about the owner of the champions but i was invited to the news international some party recently but did not attend. are there any other interested members who need to declare directly or indirectly? >> the events are declared with interest. and the chief executive -- >> thank you very much. coming. let me express -- [inaudible] -- we'll read your statement very carefully that there is no impropriety to what has happened. you think you have done nothing wrong. you had no direct involvement as far as two investigations on the so-called review of the investigation but you felt you should resign. why did you do so? >> i am quite sure i read my statement. i was quite explicit. it was very clear. when i took hi
CSPAN
Jul 19, 2011 6:00am EDT
murdoch will testify today. rebekah brooks resigned and was arrested on sunday. coverage is underway at 9:30 a.m. eastern. >> now available, c-span and congressional directory. inside new and returning house and senate members with contact information, twitter addresses, district maps, and information on the white house, supreme court justices. order online. >> "washington journal" is next. we will take your phone calls. the house is in this morning at 10:00 eastern for speeches. they will discuss spending packages at noon eastern. the cut, cap, and balance legislation will be discussed along with possible amendments to the constitution. to the constitution.
CSPAN
Jul 13, 2011 2:00am EDT
on the battlefield, the doctors and nurses who took care of me in afghanistan, in germany, brooke army medical center, and the subtle for intrepid -- center for intrepid predict amazing work with wondered lawyers and it is a testament to the dedication to our country shows with the medical resources we used to heal and those who literally left pieces of themselves on the battlefield. finally, i like to think the rangers have served with for the past 12 years. the officers and in co's of the 75th ranger regiment, the finest in the world and deserve much credit for who i am today. and to those rangers i have been fortunate enough to lead, during my years of service, you are the best soldiers in the army and it was my greatest honor to have been given the opportunity and responsibility to lead you. all like to also -- i would also like to thank the gathercole family able to attend this great occasion. all of my fallen ranger brothers and servicemen and women of cross the uniformed services, i held them tear in my memory. i embrace the was there is still serving today overseas and every day abroad. thank
CSPAN
Jul 13, 2011 7:30am EDT
's asked news corporation chairman rupert murdoch, his son james, and rebecca -- rebekah brooks to testify. c-span will cover it if that happens. you can watch other events on phone hacking on our web site at c-span.org. >> this weekend on booktv on c-span2 on "afterwords." jane blair relives her experiences on the front lines in iraq. in railroaded, the impact of the transcontinental and in eisenhower 1956, david nichols look at the suez canal crisis, eisenhower faces a change. look for the complete booktv schedule at booktv.org and sign up for booktv alert, weekend schedules in your inbox. >> this is the great hall here at the library of congress. the largest library in the world. did you ever wonder if you were to read one book a day in the library how long it would take you? you'll find lots of answers in c-span's original documentary. the library of congress. airing this monday night. we'll tour the iconic jefferson building, including the great hall and the reading room. we'll show treasures, sound in the rare books, and special collection, including the original thomas jefferson lib
CSPAN
Jul 25, 2011 10:00am EDT
in the relationship of the party with news international. >> rebekah brooks resigned and was arrested. the head of the metropolitan police resigned. rupert murdoch and james murdoch appeared before the commons. >> what happened at "the news of the world" was wrong. we have apologized profusely for that. these are very serious matters. thee trying to establish facts of any new allegations as they come up. we're working closely with the police to find out where the wrongdoing was and to hold people accountable. >> do you think it is possible that editors of your newspaper would not have known about these activities? >> i cannot say that because of the police inquiries. i presume there are coming judicial proceedings. >> at what point did you find out that criminality was endemic @ "the news of the world"? >> endemic is a very wide- ranging word. i also had to be extremely careful not to prejudice the course of justice taking place now. that has been disclosed. i became aware as it became apparent. >> mr. murdoch, had you considered resigning since this occurred on your watch? >> no,. >> why not?
CSPAN
Jul 6, 2011 2:00am EDT
by the brookings institution, this panel is about an hour. >> i was a host of the show called "the next big thing, " and so we're going to look at the next big thing. francis collins played a significant note -- role in this project. what is going to me next? what do you say has emerged in will emerge as the possible next big thing? >> it has been tenure stuns the publication of the draft sequence of the human genome. there has been a decade-long experience and paramount about reflection of how far we've come in those 10 years. for researchers, this is utterly transformed the way that we ask in tried answer questions about human biology. graduate students have a hard time imagining how actually people did anything worthwhile in studying human biology without this information. it is so much a minute to minute, hour at our experience of going to the web, clicking with your mouse, and pulling down information about our instructions, and increasingly layered on top of that is phenomenally interesting in its formation. -- interesting information. there is the thousand genome project which lays out gre
CSPAN
Jul 8, 2011 2:00am EDT
police officers within the law. you cannot. it should stop. earlier this year, rebekah brooks was asked to clarify that. i was responding to a specific line of questioning on how newspapers get information. my intention was to comment on the belief that payments had been made in the past two police officers. if i gave the impression i had knowledge of specific cases, i can assure you that this is not my intention. who even more worryingly, only last night we discover that they had handed over copies of documents that appeared to show that the former editor authorized a series of payments to police officers onto tens of thousands of pounds. the truth is, they were doing it appeared that cannot be allowed to get away with it. i know "news of the world" seems to be hanging. surely, the buck stops at these to top. >> i agree with what is being said appeared can we agree that we must not have the possibility of successful prosecutions of people who did these things? >> i will try to prove this. i think it is absolutely essential. my hope is that people who committed criminality is will end u
CSPAN
Jul 9, 2011 2:00am EDT
for it. on the case of rebecca brooks, i don't think it is right for the prime minister to start picking and choosing who should run and who should not run media organizations. it has been reported that she offered her resignation over this. in this situation, i would have taken it. before i take your questions, let me say this. for people watching this scandal unfolded, there is something disturbing about what they see. just think about who they put their trust in. the police to protect them. the politicians that represent them, and all of them -- a political system that people think is on their side and a press that is yet free and vigorous and holds those in power to drive them completely mad. we need a free press that is all so clean and trustworthy. that is what people want, that is not what i want. -- and that is what i want. and i will not rest until we get it. thank you for listening. i'm very happy to take some questions. >> we have asked him many times -- you many times about your decision to appoint an be as your main communications man. you said that he resigned and paid the
CSPAN
Jul 2, 2011 2:00am EDT
to express my deep appreciation to the brookings institution for organizing this conference. in particular, secretary geithner. i will have the opportunity of discussing with him in detail not only how to respond between india and the u.s.a., and also there are issues on which we share common perceptions. one of the fundamental principles of our relationship is we share many common patterns. we have now engaged not only in strategic partnerships but also to expand the relationship in various international forums, particularly the g-20, as an important forum to address the problems [unintelligible] it has developed into a major financial crisis. the weaknesses inherent in the system, and too much dependence on market results. effective regulations point out the weakness in the system. we have taken certain measures in this forum and a full cup summit, the latest one, which has clearly outlined the measures to be taken by the various countries to ensure that there is a proper and orderly development on a sustainable basis. i would like to share with this audience the problems and prospects o
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